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Ambrosia Maple
« on: March 27, 2006, 08:34:42 PM »
   I sawed a large maple today and it was ambrosia.I cut it 4/4 and8/4 and I have a ten footer left to cut tomorrow.What deminsions do turners prefer?It is 26 inches diameter.It sure is wild lookin.Looks like brown snakes crawing through it.And it has random birdseye.
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Re: Ambrosia Maple
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2006, 06:17:32 AM »
I turn on occasion and Ilike the thick stuff{12/4 and up)LOVE THE WORMY MAPLE !

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Re: Ambrosia Maple
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2006, 02:30:43 PM »
I turn and the sizes that a lot of turners would agree with would be 8X8, 10X10 and 12X12 with the blanks being 2 and 3 inches thick and maybe 4 inches thick. Turning blanks that I have bought have been sealed on all edges with just a 2-3 inch circle in the center unsealed.  Hope this helps.

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